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The Fountainhead Lib/E (Compact Disc)

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By Ayn Rand, Christopher Hurt (Read by)
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The story of a young architect's battle to stay true to himself in a world that only encourages conformity.

— Jacob

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One of the century's most challenging novels of ideas, The Fountainhead champions the cause of individualism through the story of a gifted young architect who defies the tyranny of conventional public opinion.

The struggle for personal integrity in a world that values conformity above creativity is powerfully illustrated through three characters: Howard Roarke, the genius who is resented because he creates purely for the delight of his own work and on no other terms; Gail Wynand, the newspaper mogul and self-made millionaire whose power was bought by sacrificing his ideals to the lowest common denominator of public taste; and Dominique Francon, the devastating beauty whose desperate search for meaning has been twisted, through despair, into a quest to destroy the single object of her desire: Howard Roarke.

Dramatic, poetic, and demanding, The Fountainhead remains one of the towering books on the contemporary intellectual scene.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781470814403
ISBN-10: 1470814404
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Publication Date: September 27th, 2016
Language: English